Navy atheist, Zachary Sneddon wrote:
Aggressor or not, on foreign soil or not, Anwar al-Awlaki was a natural-born American citizen; he never renounced his citizenship, and that makes him a traitor, not a foreign combatant. Treason is the highest crime in our law code, but it is still a federal crime, and as a citizen he had exactly the same rights and entitlements to a fair and open trial that you or I do. How does THAT make you feel? -Zachary Sneddon
This launched a pretty amazing conversation that’s still going on in the formerly secret foxhole atheist Facebook group. How do I feel about it?
Conflicted, man. In some ways I feel this line of reasoning contributed to the death toll at the Jonestown Massacre. But, I can’t disagree with you either. -Justin Griffith
What are your thoughts? Are your thoughts in line with U.S. and/or international law?